Championship latest transfer news for 2021 – 2022 and Beyond

  • Sun, 10 Dec 2023 18:39:39 +0000: Stoke City sack Alex Neil after fourth straight Championship defeat - Championship | The Guardian
    • Potters sit 20th in the table with six wins from 20 matches
    • The 42-year-old spent 16 months in charge

    Stoke have sacked Alex Neil with the club 20th in the Championship. The Potters were beaten 1-0 at home by fellow strugglers Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday, which was a fourth-straight defeat in a six-match winless run.

    Neil was appointed at the end of August 2022 after leaving Sunderland, but the former Norwich and Preston manager was unable to mount a sustained promotion challenge, with Stoke finishing 16th last season.

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  • Sat, 09 Dec 2023 17:34:02 +0000: Championship roundup: Leicester hit four but Ipswich maintain chase - Championship | The Guardian
    • Mavididi strikes twice in 4-0 home win for leaders
    • Second-placed Ipswich win 2-0 against Middlesbrough

    Stephy Mavididi scored twice as Leicester cruised to a comfortable 4-0 win at home to Plymouth to remain top of the Championship.

    Mavididi opened the scoring from the penalty spot after 14 minutes before the Foxes scored three goals in a scintillating seven-minute spell after the break to take the game out of Argyle’s reach. Patson Daka doubled the lead with a cool finish after 49 minutes before Mavididi drilled home his second of the game three minutes later.

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  • Sat, 09 Dec 2023 15:13:42 +0000: Sunderland back to winning ways as Ballard helps sink West Brom - Championship | The Guardian

    When the former Sunderland inside forward Len Shackleton wrote his autobiography he entitled one chapter: “The average director’s knowledge of football.” It comprised a blank page and ensured that, back in 1956, Clown Prince of Soccer generated plenty of headlines.

    Not that the late Shackleton was either joking or deploying a cheap marketing trick. One of the finest players of his generation, the England international retained an immense scepticism about the manoeuvrings of many boardroom inhabitants and would doubtless have had something suitably caustic to say about Tony Mowbray’s shock sacking last Monday.

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  • Fri, 08 Dec 2023 22:36:50 +0000: Coventry leap above Wayne Rooney’s Birmingham after Callum O’Hare double - Championship | The Guardian

    Callum O’Hare scored his first goals in more than 18 months to steer Coventry to a 2-0 victory over Birmingham in the Championship.

    O’Hare struck in the 30th and 77th minute in just his second start for Mark Robins’ men since suffering a serious knee injury on Boxing Day last year. The 25-year-old midfielder opened the scoring after he was played in by Milan van Ewijk and then scored a superb solo goal to make the three points safe in the second half.

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  • Fri, 08 Dec 2023 12:00:50 +0000: If Sunderland are more than a project club where’s the proven centre-forward? | Jonathan Wilson - Championship | The Guardian

    Team have four new signings up front and none have scored, leaving a young, exciting squad lacking edge – and a manager

    A talk-in between the Sunderland club hierarchy and members of the Red and White Army Supporters’ Trust in the newly refurbished Montgomery Suite at the Stadium of Light. Fans could ask questions by writing them on a slip of paper, adding their name and handing them to volunteers. Frankie, the compere, took one from the pile. It was for Kristjaan Speakman, Sunderland’s sporting director.

    “Why,” it asked, “have we not got a proven centre-forward?” Speakman, half-joking, sighed, looked visibly deflated. It’s a question he’s been asked probably hundreds of times this year. There was no name on the slip of paper. Looking across the audience, he asked who had written the question, wanting to address them directly. One hand went up. Then another. Then another and another. Soon, as the spirit of Spartacus took hold, everybody in the room had their hand in the air.

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Archived News for the Championship has been added below:

Today has seen the signing of young striker Charlie Strutton for struggling side AFC Wimbledon after he had impressed Terry Brown whilst on a three week trial earlier in the year. Barnsley have today signed winger David Cotterill on a free transfer which could see the player making his debut for the club this weekend.

Championship top dogs West Ham have today sealed the double signing of Ravel Morrison from Manchester United as well as Ricardo Vaz Te from Barnsley. The young starlet ravel Morrison is believed to have attracted a lot of interest from some of Europe’s biggest clubs such as Barcelona, Roma and Paris St Germain but has decided to stay in the English divisions.

Vaz Te has had an extremely good season so far with the Portuguese striker already netting ten times for former club Barnsley.

Sussex club Brighton have completed the signing of two Manchester City players on loan until the end of the season which again cemented the up and coming clubs ambition to gain entry into the premier league. The club has signed Abdul Razak and Gai Assulin who are both midfielders who have failed to break through into the first team at Manchester City. On another plus side for the Sussex club their influential winger craig Noone has committed his future to the club stating he is more than happy at the seagulls amid speculation that he could be joining Cardiff City in the summer after the Welsh club had a £1.2 million offer turned down by Gus Poyet in January.

Cardiff Cities formidable striker has today stated that he would indeed be extremely happy to extend his loan spell at league one side Scunthorpe United with the striker claiming he prefers life at the club. Cardiff winger Peter Whttingham has today stated that he is convinced he made the correct decision to commit himself to the Welsh club amid speculation that he could have joined West Ham during the January transfer window.

Richard Keogh has again reinforced his commitment to Coventry City by stating he would be more than happy to open contract negotiations with the club before the end of the season. This will be great news for manager Andy Thorn as he is already looking to bolster his squad for next season and would have thought of it as a detrimental loss to have lost Keogh for next season.

Ben reeves has today made his switch from Southampton to league two team Dagenham & Redbridge on a twelve month loan deal. Southampton have also gladly received back today forward Ryan Doyle from his loan spell at Bury and the influential forward is more than happy to be back.

Leeds United new boy boss Neil Warnock has today signed the Portsmouth forward Danny Webber on a deal that will see him at the club until the end of the season. Warnock has today also stated that he will have to wait until the end of the season before he can make any new moves for players until he assesses the financial situation. James Harper has today completed his move to Wycombe from title chasing league one team Hull City on a short term loan deal which will see him remain for just over a month.

Hull City have finally completed an interesting and what they hope will be a extremely beneficial loan deal for Joshua King. The Manchester united starlet will remain with the side until the end of the season with the possibility of extending it past that date. Mixed News